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ptisan

Syllabification: ptis·an
Pronunciation: /təˈzan, ˈtizən/

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Definition of ptisan in English:

noun

A nourishing drink, especially barley water.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisanē 'peeled barley'. Compare with tisane.

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